abscissio infiniti

noun ab·scis·sio in·fi·ni·ti \ abˈsisēˌōˌinfəˈnīˌtī \

Definition of abscissio infiniti

plural abscissiones infiniti \-ˌsisēˈōˌnēˌzin-\
: a logical process using successive exclusions of the inapplicable for the purpose of determining a true conclusion or the classification of a subject — compare method of exclusion

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Origin and Etymology of abscissio infiniti

borrowed from New Latin, “abscission of that which is infinite”


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